Application

Early Application Deadline for Fall 2018 Admission: January 19, 2018

Regular Deadline for Fall 2018 Admission: March 16, 2018

Applications will be considered until May 1, 2018, on a space-available basis.

We accept applicants with backgrounds from history, political science, literature, economics, or other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Before applying, we encourage you to contact the MA Faculty Advisor and the Program Manager for more information, or to answer any specific questions.


Students apply through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS).

Application Materials

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Statement of Academic Purpose
  3. Writing Sample (10-15 pages)
  4. Resume or CV
  5. Letters of Recommendation (3)
  6. TOEFL Scores *For non-native English speakers
  7. GRE Scores *Optional

Please review the GSAS Admissions page on European History, Politics, and Society for more details.

Application Process

Please review the Introduction to GSAS Admissions page for more information about deadlines, the application process, and admissions policies.

All prospective students must apply using the online application: 2018 GSAS Application.